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  • Man flees from deputies, gets stuck in septic tank near Modesto

     
    A man who inexplicably fled from Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputies had to be rescued after he jumped into a septic tank to hide, authorities said....
  • Hong Kong Film Festival: A comic arrow zings indie filmmaking

     
    The Philippine movie “The Woman in the Septic Tank” is one of the most provocative surprises of the 36th annual Hong Kong International Film Festival....
  • Coming soon to baby's bottom: 100% compostable diapers

     
    Compostable diapers: Linda Naerheim introduces Elements Naturals' compostable diapers, made with plant-based materials that the company says will break down in 90 days in a home composter and potentially reduce the billions of disposable diapers that...
  • 'Super PACs' largely funded by a wealthy few

    'Super PACs' largely funded by a wealthy few
    When it comes to big money in politics, Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons' influence has long been apparent in Texas, where he has plowed more than $1 million into Rick Perry's gubernatorial campaigns. Now Simmons has found a new outlet for his outsize...
  • Long-term impact on the environment vs. short-term jobs [Most commented]

     
    "I wasn't always a disillusioned Democrat," writes Charles K. Ebinger, director of the Brookings Institution's Energy Security Initiative. "For decades, the party's policies ensured that the United States had adequate supplies of domestic oil, natural...
  • Proposed initiative on nuclear plants would spur blackouts, state says

     
    A state ballot initiative proposed for next fall would force California’s two nuclear power plants to immediately shut down, causing rolling blackouts, spikes in electricity rates and billions of dollars in economic losses each year, the state's...
  • At Glendale community garden, a compulsion for compost

     
    Glendale community garden: The Monterey Road Eco-Community Garden (West) in Glendale has a great compost operation that is helping gardeners raise fantastic fall crops, including heirloom melons and pumpkins....
  • $24.5-million settlement proposed for Chevron

     
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday proposed a $24.5-million settlement with Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Chevron Stations Inc. to resolve allegations that the companies failed to properly inspect and maintain underground storage tanks at 650...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs California apartment recycling bill

     
    You want to recycle, but maybe there are no bins at your apartment complex and you can't -- or don't want to -- go to a recycling center on your own. You have plenty of company, but starting next year......
  • Proposed California bill would bring recycling to more apartments

     
    AB818 would bring recycling to many apartment dwellers in California....
  • California toxic waste case settled

     
    “Significant shortcomings at Chemical Waste Management’s lab compromised the company’s ability to accurately analyze the toxic waste to be disposed of in their landfill,” said Jared Blumenfeld, the EPA’s regional...